Can You Get COVID-19 Again? Replay our May 22 HDLive!

Follow Our Live Coverage of COVID-19 Developments

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Beverages

And avoid extra calories

Please note: This article was published more than one year ago. The facts and conclusions presented may have since changed and may no longer be accurate. And "More information" links may no longer work. Questions about personal health should always be referred to a physician or other health care professional.

(HealthDay News) -- Trendy coffees, sodas and other sweetened beverages can quickly add extra calories to your diet.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests how to cut calories in your beverages:

  • Plenty of plain water is recommended.
  • Drink three glasses per day of low-fat or fat-free milk for protein and calcium.
  • If you like juice, don't drink more than 6 ounces per day, making sure it's 100 percent fruit juice.
  • Avoid highly caffeinated energy drinks, and never mix them with alcohol.
  • Choose the smallest drink serving, and always read the nutrition label.


Last Updated: